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Jason Hart

Department of Psychology

Jason Hart

Associate Professor

Forbes Hall 2037
(757) 594-7924


  • Ph D in Experimental Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MS in Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BS in Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University


Social Psychology
Why People Believe Weird Things: The Psychology of Pseudoscientific Belief
Tests and Measurements


Personality and situational correlates of pseudoscientific and paranormal belief and denialism.
Terror Management Theory.
Social Loafing.


A Tidewater native, Dr. Hart earned his Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology from VCU. He held teaching positions at Stephen F. Austin State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Richmond, before joining CNU in 2004.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Book, Textbook-Revised
    Social Psychology for Today's World. CAT Publishing. Issue, 2nd. Pages, 206.
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